How to Befriend Crows
Befriending crows is a wonderful thing.
I have many crow friends at home and at work. They bring joy at unexpected moments and can rescue a miserable day even without shaking down the dust of snow that Robert Frost described.
This thread is an updated version of one I posted at the bird site in July 2019.
I am extremely tempted to do this with my neighborhood crows, but I’m not entirely certain how my wife will feel about me bringing crows to the house all the time.
(By “not entirely certain” I mean, that I’m 100% certain that she won’t like it. I think that’s why they call it a murder of crows.)
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